Tag Archives: Grief support



Our Weekly Tip: Anticipate Your Need for Support

Organize your grief support system in advance of transitions

Our Tip of the Week: If you are anticipating the expected death of a loved one, or if you love someone who will die (which includes all of us), establishing an inner circle of supportive friends, family and community resources well … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Find a Grief Support Group

Connecting with others dealing with loss can be a important part of the grieving process

Our Tip of the Week: Grief can feel incredibly lonely. In the process of coping with the death of a loved one, it’s common to feel alienated from everyday life and isolated from the people around you not currently dealing … Continue reading

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How Can a Labyrinth Help in the Grieving Process? An Interview with Lauren Artress, Part One

In the first part of our two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Reverend Lauren Artress about what it is like to walk a labyrinth and the ways that a labyrinth can help with the grieving process

Reverend Lauren Artress is an inspiring Canon at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and a spiritual pioneer in the Labyrinth Movement. She has written many books on the labyrinth and holds workshops around the world. Lauren’s labyrinth-based nonprofit, Veriditas, has the mission … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Unremarried Widow” by Artis Henderson

A young widow overcomes the challenges of grieving while learning to live without her love.

Falling in love is tough. You must open yourself up and allow yourself to be vulnerable for another person. But falling in love with someone who risks their life on a daily basis seems tougher—an experience recorded in Artis Henderson’s beautifully … Continue reading

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How to Transition Through Grief and Loss? An Interview With Ligia Houben

She's gone beyond the traditional stages of grief and toward her "11 Principles of Transformation" to actively heal

Today SevenPonds speaks with Ligia Houben, who has her own private practice and conducts workshops on grief and loss in Miami, Florida.  She is the executive director of The Center for Transforming Lives. She has a BA in Psychology and … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Griefprints” by Radha Stern

In a book about death and grief, Stern explains that "Grief is like fingerprints; everyone grieves in their own way" as they deal with death

Griefprints, by Radha Stern, describes itself as “A Practical Guide for Supporting a Grieving Person.” The author gives advice from a very personal place. She, in her own words, is “no stranger to grief,” having lost her “mother, all four grandparents, … Continue reading

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